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A virus, bacterium, parasitic protozoan or other microorganism that causes disease by invading the body of a host; infection is not always disease because infection does not always lead to injury of the host.

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(2004). Pathogen. In: Encyclopedia of Entomology. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/0-306-48380-7_3117

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